Imagine a different street; not in the deprived suburbs of a Midlands city, but at the super-rich heart of the Capital. Welcome to…
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The buy-to-let landlord
The too-big-to-fail banker
The poverty-wage paying boss
The tax-dodger
All the people featured are real. We don't know if they all live on this street – but they could afford to.
Rich or poor, there will always be a few people that try to cheat the system. As Ice-T taught us,
And hate the games in proportion to their cost to society:
Profiteering by buy-to-let landlords
Subsidies to too-big-to-fail banks
Poverty pay by rich corporations
Tax-dodging by the super-rich
£65bn
Benefit fraud
£1.2bn
Yes, benefit fraud is bad news and we should seek to reduce it. But shouldn't our priority be on eliminating subsidies to the rich that cost us 54× as much?
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